ORLANDO, Florida, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On Saturday, September 24, 2016, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Hispanic Federation bring the annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event to Florida. This FREE event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for all.
"Our partnership with the National Alliance for Hispanic Health has been strong for the last decade, and we're excited that our collaboration for ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving! Health Expo is expanding to include Central Florida's families. With over 12 different health screenings, a variety of health information, workshops, and physical activities available, Plaza del Sol will be transformed into a hub for health screenings and health education," said José Calderón, President of the Hispanic Federation. "Promoting healthy lifestyles and providing health services is key to our work, and fulfilling our mission of empowering and advancing the Hispanic community. We are happy to have Aetna as a proud local sponsor and thank our partners and network of Latino nonprofits for their steadfast commitment to Latino communities across the country."
- Health Screenings: Kidney, Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure, Alzheimer's, Dental
- Fitness: Zumba, Soccer, a Dance Competition, and more
- Community Information: CHIP/Medicaid Information and voter registration
- Nutrition: Fresh fruits and healthy snacks available, along with educational resources
- Family fun: Music, Dancing, Raffles, Giveaways
Where: 3831 W Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741 (FTC Entrance Atrium)
When: Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
"We are celebrating a 10-year anniversary of ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!, the nation's largest annual event series promoting healthy lifestyles in Hispanic communities," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group. "Driven by a "can-do" volunteer spirit, ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! is working neighbor-to-neighbor to support healthier environments."
"We are proud to support ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® events across the country," said Robert Forrester, president of Newman's Own Foundation. "The Foundation places a high priority on improving nutrition access, and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health is working at the community level to advance the health and wellness of individuals."
SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health